Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel left "devastated" as plans for his messaging app are leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.
Agreement is reached between the government and the country's biggest mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK.
Blackberry launches what it calls a "no-nonsense" smartphone in a bid to win back business customers.
Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.
Jeans that block wireless RFID signals, prevent hackers accessing card details, are to go on sale.
The New York premiere of The Interview, a comedy about the assassination of North Korea's president, is cancelled amid threats from hackers.
The names of the finalists for this year's series of The Apprentice are apparently revealed ahead of time due to a glitch on the show's website.
Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.
Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.
Apple and eBay are among those supporting Microsoft's stand against handing over data stored in Ireland to the US government.
Google has been threatened with a fine of up to 15m euros (£12m) if it does not do a better job of protecting the privacy of Dutch citizens
Microsoft launches the test version of a new Skype tool which translates foreign languages in real time.
Lastminute.com, the firm which came to fame at the height of the dot.com boom, has been sold to Swiss travel firm Bravofly Rumbo for $120m (£76m).
Ofcom, the UK's telecoms regulator, has named senior Treasury official Sharon White as its new chief executive.
Continuing revelations about government-backed surveillance have prompted millions of people to do more to keep their data private, suggests a survey.
Isohunt, a website providing access to mostly pirated material, has put online a clone of closed-down rival The Pirate Bay
Cab-ordering firm Uber is facing criticism again, this time for charging passengers far more during the cafe hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.
How handheld extendable poles for smartphones are growing in popularity around the world - along with their detractors.
Who is Banksy?, Peaches Geldof and Hull City all feature on Google's end of year trends list.
How Japanese broadcaster NHK is preparing for hi-tech coverage of the 2020 Olympics.
Marc Cieslak visits GameCity which looks to promote the cultural benefits of playing games.
The US military has been showing off its latest catch.
A church in Hackney is using technology to help explore "digital empathy".
MPs are not equipped to deal with technology and too reliant on the web firms they scrutinise, says Wendy Hall.
The first contactless payment gloves are being trialled in stores in the run up to Christmas - Rory Cellan-Jones put them to the test.
How the Big Apple plans to future proof itself by offering a wi-fi network that is 100 times faster than the average municipal wi-fi.
Scientists have built the biggest battery in Europe, to see if it can store power locally, rather than rely on the national grid. It could cut consumer's energy bills.
A new system of lifts is being proposed that operate without cables.
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